environmental sustainability

St. Louis People’s Climate March and Training

By Lydia on April 24, 2017

350 STL is coordinating the St. Louis People’s Climate March on Saturday, April 29, in solidarity with the national march. They will also host a local People’s Climate Candidate Training from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, for individuals interested in climate justice and in running ...

Merchants of Doubt Screening

By Lydia on April 12, 2017

Join the Office of Sustainability, Environmental Studies, I-CARES, and Student Union for a screening of the film Merchants of Doubt. Dean Jen Smith will speak at the beginning of the event about the role universities play in continuing to further scientific discovery even as politicians and big b...

Active Transportation Month Spring 2017

By Lydia on April 5, 2017

Join Washington University’s Office of Sustainability, Parking and Transportation Services, and our partners for a month of exciting events centered around active transportation! Active transportation– biking, walking, and using public transit– is beneficial not only to the envi...

Volunteer at the St. Louis Earth Day Festival

By Lydia on March 29, 2017

There are many individual and group volunteer opportunities at the St. Louis Earth Day Festival occurring April 22 and 23 in Forest Park. Volunteers will receive a Earth Day t-shirt, a special volunteer meal, and an invitation to a post-festival party in May.  Volunteers must register by Friday, ...

Volunteers Needed for Community Garden Work Days

By Lydia on March 1, 2017

Volunteers are needed to help work on community gardens in the historic Shaw neighborhood. Work Day 1: Saturday, March 18, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Thurman Gateway Prairie Project Pulling weeds, litter clean-up Thurman and DeTonty Shaw Neighborhood Work Day 2: Saturday, April 15, 9:00 a.m. &#...